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come true

To become a reality after having been a fantasy, hope, expectation, fear, etc. Wow, you've got a great job and a baby on the way—everything you've ever wanted is coming true! I'm afraid our worst fears have come true. The sharks have grown legs.
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come true

to materialize as expected or hoped. Jane's wishes had come true. Dave wondered if his dreams would ever come true.
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come true

to happen as hoped for The good things we've been hoping for are actually coming true.
Related vocabulary: a dream come true
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come true

Happen as predicted, be realized or fulfilled, as in Her marriage is my fondest dream come true. [Early 1800s]
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come true

To happen as predicted: My fondest dreams have at last come true.
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